Posts Tagged ‘texas’

Keyboard Commandos

The folks who threaten political violence aren’t hiding — they’re tweeting and posting.
The photo pages are filled with shots of masked men holding large guns, some with the U.S. flag tied around their lower faces. There are tips on how to stockpile ammo and hip-hop videos promoting armed revolution. And the rheto...

Ballet Concerto’s Summer

Big Ticket
For the first time in 25 years, Ballet Concerto’s annual summer program will not include flamenco dancing. Instead, choreographer Luis Montero has created a major balletic setting of Medea for Margo Dean’s company. Michele ...

2010 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards

Photos by Vishal Malhotra
In terms of sheer productivity, the past 12 months will be remembered as a pivotal moment in Fort Worth music. Everybody and their dog put out an album, EP, or song –– and 99 percent of them were bona fide, full-fledged, no...

Time to “Give it” to TCEQ

If you think it’s time for the Fort Worth-Arlington-Dallas Metromess (a word Static unblushingly borrows from clean-air activist Jim Schermbeck) to finally clean up the dirty air we’ve breathed here for decades, then you’...

Night & Day

 WED ? 9 TV nostalgists should head to Bass Hall this week to watch Melissa Gilbert star in the stage musical version of Little House on the Prairie, this time playing Ma Wilder instead of little Laura. The show, which fea...

Dallas Morning News Asleep At Switch Today?

Jeff Prince
The Dallas Morning News online site is still running the oily birds found in Texas story that it posted at 7:40 a.m. But that story has since been debunked. Yahoo! News filed a corrected report two-and-a-half hours ago. A Morni...

Not Easy Being Green

Whether you vote red, blue, or green, a ballot access petition drive coming down to the wire in the next week sheds an interesting light on Texas politics.

The War on Sunshine

Officials in some cities are trying to gut Texas’ open meetings law.
Peggy Venable
A war against open government is being fought in Texas. Cities and public officials — including some in Arlington and Hurst — are using public money to go to court to try to gut the Texas Open Meetings Act, which prohibits ...

Joe T’s Gets Kudos From Casey

Jeff Prince
American Idol finalist Casey James flew into Fort Worth to hobnob with fans (all captured by Idol cameras for next week’s show), and his long day began at 7 a.m. with a visit to the Fox Channel 4 news station. One of the firs...

Few Shocks in A Surprise in Texas

A documentary on last year’s Cliburn: You really had to be there.
Let’s get this out of the way: The reason A Surprise in Texas is getting a theatrical release is because a blind guy won the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition last summer. Don’t believe me? Nobuyuki Tsujii is the ...